Year: 1998 Source: Maclean's Magazine, v.111, no.16, (April 20, 1998), p.16 SIEC No: 19980487

The ramifications of the suicides of 3 teenage friends over a period of 6 months in the North Bay, Ontario area are discussed. Worries of a suicide-pact between the friends is mentioned. Mothers & daughters of the 3 victims have started to talk about their own reactions to the deaths. Education & social agencies in the area are developing a guidebook for predicting & preventing youth suicides. A psychologist recommends encouraging youth to confide in adults & others when feeling troubled.